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Architect, Onvio Accounting & OnBalance

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 1/3/2018 4:20:31 PM Ann Arbor, MI United States of America
Job Description


As a technologist at Thomson Reuters, your role is to help in shaping and leading our global software development strategy. Our technology drives global markets and helps professionals around the world make decisions that matter. Whether solving for today’s challenges or tomorrow’s aspirations, you will work with the industry’s brightest thinkers on diverse projects, creating next-generation solutions that deliver powerful results. As the world’s leading provider of intelligent information, we want your unique point of view to create the solutions that advance our business—and your career. Bring your passion for innovation and together we’ll make a difference.

What you can expect

As the Onvio Accounting and OnBalance Architect, you will serve as our technical advisor and drive the definition, agreement, and implementation of our global Onvio Accounting and OnBalance technology strategy. You will serve as the go-to technologist as we develop accounting software for the global professional and small business tax & accounting market.

Key Strategic Responsibilities:

  • Partner with business and technology leaders across Enterprise Technology & Operations - Tax & Accounting (ETO-TA) to align application development strategy with the priorities of the ETO-TA Chief Architect

  • Collaborate with technology leaders across ETO-TA-Professional to ensure we are driving toward Enterprise architecture, global reuse, and consistent implementations

  • Lead the selection, evaluation, and implementation of current and future technology strategies

Required Experience:

  • Deep understanding of current Web product technology stack and the next generation development strategy

  • Extensive experience working in software industries; prefer recent and relevant experience acting as a development architect

  • Proven track record of developing successful software products for the accounting profession and/or small businesses

  • Experience of developing under the ‘agile’ development methodology and ‘scrum’ process with a good understanding of testing including unit testing, integration testing, and scale testing.

  • Ability to facilitate and present formal presentations at the executive level and demonstrated executive presence

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills for liaison with external customers and internal staff at all levels

  • Ability to work with multiple technical and business groups in a large global organization

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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Ann Arbor-Michigan-United States of America
Req #: JREQ095948
Locations: Ann Arbor-Michigan-United States of America
Job Function: Technology Development
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